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religion? >>> and this breast cancer awareness month, kim lawton talks with evangelical author and speaker joni eareckson tada about her battle with cancer. >>> also, muslim children in virginia learning about the hajj by pretending to make the pilgrage themselves. >>> welcome, i'm bob abernethy. it's good to have you with us. more than 3 million muslims from around the world traveled to mecca this week for the hajj, the annual pilgrimage all able muslims are called upon to perform once in their lifetime. pilgrims take part in a series of rituals that recall events from the lives of abraham and the prophet muhammad. on friday, muslims began observing the three days of eid-al-adha or the festival of sacrifice. some sacrifice animals such as sheep or cows to recall abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to god. >>> in a major speech on poverty, vice-presidential candidate paul ryan this week praised religious charities, while blasting federal anti-poverty programs, he charged they create what he called a "debilitating culture of dependency." sister simone campbell, leader of
you? >> on fad yaition from the pack school of religion, i worked as the assistant to the president of the -- at that time. the unfortunate of alabama was not integrated in are it of facility except for the scoofl business in terps black foafntle there was an evident for the chairman of the department to integrate and they were looking for somebody to do that you might recall bishop herseff who was was alabama and worked in tux tuscaloosa and who was a colleague of dr. king. bishop hersem told dr. williams they were looking for someone to integrate the unfortunate of alabama, if they knew somebody who could do it. i was chosen. it's very, very strong. it was two weeks in december when i was notified and i started in january. >> you ended up staying there two years? >> i stayed five and a half years. >> it was strange, especially coming from the bay area, in terms of how radical people are. and going to alabama. >> what did you too much it. >> i taught religious studies. i dealt with black religion, introductory course on black religion. i taught a course on howard thurman. i taught
there and i would also add these voters some of them are voting because of religion and a half irish catholic family members who are economic populist but will never vote for a pro-choice democrat they never will. i wish that were not true but i don't think that we can minimize the extent to which that is a sincere belief of the economic interests and finally i said this and it's really amazing that these red state people are the welfare queens now frankly the most of federal dollars but i think they are people now who are taking food stamps and if they wish they were not and kind of blame obama were the government, and i think we have to accept that and think about how to talk about it differently rather than saying they're crazy and voting against their self-interest. estimate your listening to the commonwealth club review program. our guest is salam notte, editor and msnbc analyst joan walsh discussing her book what's the matter with white people why we long for iggulden age that never was. you brought up religion. religion does not enter in political discussion in europe even though they
religions. mitt romney is part of their religion and from the series. why was and i never questioned it up obama. he was a muslim. when these people would rather have a muslim as ftse it the president is not a muslim. a thinking of that. the service oft religion. north carolina being a big state on the bible state. what have we been able to see as far as the gov. romney and his mormonism? >> first of all, i would like to say, by a group with nancy a stake this country was founded on the religious and freed them. and didn't think somebody to from a to the governor susan in a-counter. prism of mama as tough as ever a question and he is now a increased imploded there is something he needs to be made it clear. it just happens to be he is a christian. that is a conversation was a negative into when a we should not be in the crux of the election. clarkson first thing we should do, which it said the harm strike you must. everything as an opponent, is should not be a realm possibility. they would test the things with it did or not. nobody is everything about mitt romney. he says he is a warning. i
that process. you are attacked by your opponent, character assassination, we talk about talking about religion or college she had not made any campaign vichy came down on our anniversary and said don't mess with my man. >> what is your enthusiasm level for the nine romney campaign? >> i have endorsed him. it does not mean i will sit passively and not be critical. not everybody agrees spread of agree everything with my father. i tried to be polite but after my endorsement i did mention i was concerned he would go to war with iran without congressional authority. the issue of war is important separates me a little bit from other republicans but we shall not go to war with one person's a sortie the constitution intense that is separated madison said the give the power in a legislator because executives are so prone to war room want to divide that power play and very concerned beginning a new war. going to the last decade i will do whatever possible to make sure there is a debate and the senate and congress if people want to do that again. >> host: did your endorsement cause any familial strife? [
, and he's absolutely right. i think it's not religion itself. i mean, it's the baggage that comes with it, frankly, that's in the name of religion, people are doing horrible things. >> pitts: and in the pakistan of your youth, you could... whatever your faith was was acceptable. >> khan: absolutely, and not only was it acceptable, it was respected.
parking meter thing, you know what? religion aside, least one day of the week it would be nice if san francisco city government was off the backs of everyday residents. [ applause ] >> i like that. thank you. >> all right. next question. san francisco's transportation inserve drivers, bicyclists and transit uses. bicyclists are not charged for the privilege of using or parking on public roadways. mr. davis, mr. everett and miss selby should the city assess fees on bicycle owners to pay for transportation improvements? >> i don't think so and i will tell you why because the city is moving in a direction that i think they should be which is encouraging more people to get out of their cars and to get onto bikes and to use our streets and walk the streets. you know, i think we need to be visionary about getting and meeting our goals. we have a goal of 20% of all trips in san francisco being taken on a bike by 2020. the bike coalition, which is one of my endorsements, as well district 5 group have been advocating for this connecting the city plan, the bike coalition for cross town bikew
to it. i think that relation, not just the catholic church, but faith and religion are misrepresented in the major media. first of all, you can present your own opinion on fact, as fact, because why? as long as you're talking about religion, religion is totally subjective and the not based on any truth, no matter what you say, it's okay. what's an example of that? this last week, bill collar of the new york times wrote an article how to die, it was all about end of life care. the suggestions he made was that the reason we're not able to, as a society, get to a point in which our loved ones can die peacefully is because the catholic church would never allow such practices to occur. meaning what? a suggestion that the catholic church would require a family member to go to extreme means to keep somebody who is dying alive. it's simply not the truth. but, nobody stands up to it because you know what? as long as you're talking about religion, as long as you can offer any opinion you want and pass it as fact because religion itself is purely subjective. >> clayton: what about during the vic
of this campaign without having a heated discussion on race or mormonism or mitt romney's religion, which also a lot of people have issues with. and i almost hope that we get -- we're that close to november 6th. let's get there without this kind of poison becoming part of the political discourse this late on. >> yeah. listen, this is -- >> this isn't something that's being introduced. it's always been there. because we haven't talked about it doesn't mean it isn't there. just means we haven't talked about it. >> i'll say this, when people say there's no evidence that, like lz says, what are you going to believe? me or your lying ears or your lying eyes. you hear things. you know what the insinuations are and then you wonder as i said to you, why put him out there and why after he says a number of crazy things -- and he's not the only one. you don't need a misstep at this point. that is a question. he obviously speaks to some people in the republican party who mitt romney and paul ryan want to go to the voting booths. and that's why he's there continuing to say it. we'll move on. it's a great c
. lingering into thursday. the high pressure religion not going anywhere soon. in fact, it's going to allow for more warm temperatures. temperatures above normal, anywhere from two too five geese degrees above normal due to this system here. but when it shifts tomorrow that's when we will see temperatures begin to change a little bit. they won't be as mild but bringing us down to seasonable, normal readings. 85 in los angeles. warm there. 81 in sacramento with 76 in oakland today. low 80s for livermore. upper 70s san jose. so, wow, very mild it warm afternoon. 70 monterey, 81 hollister. and like carolyn said, you are watching the game here outside, it will be nice and mild. in detroit very chilly with numbers in the 40s with the north wind. here's the look ahead with 60s coast, lower oliver's inland. the sea breeze returns with the to go tonight. as much as five degrees cooler tomorrow and still cooling tuesday. the rain not coming in until midday wednesday in the north bay. we are talking maybe three quarters of an inch, maybe a quarter to half-inch central bay. probably not anything south
can visit someone in the hospital regardless of your religion or no religion, regardless of who you do or do not sleep with, right, we're talking about the right to be with a loved one, not a gay right to be with a loved one. so that is so important because that's where we're headed because young people already see it that way. it's only older people that you have to get on this thing that it's not about marriage. so i do think it's shifting. i agree that you see the political energy in the democratic party with governor cuomo, as well. i don't think, though, as a legal matter that she they should be on ballots at all. >> again, california has ending the death penalty on there, changing the three strikes law.. >> again, california has ending the death penalty on there, changing the three strikes law.. >> again, california has ending the death penalty on there, changing the three strikes law. things that i as a progressive would be generally supportive of, and yet my concern is when at the show up on ballot measures rather than showing up in our state legislature as did doing the work o
fundamentally has a lot to do with morality and religion and the fact that the four essays -- it's become more and more acceptable in our society to have children out of wedlock. and in particular in the african-american community. and it's too bad. >> and a social science does show anything, it is the correlation between to a parent families and achievement. >> absolutely. i was also politically incorrect to say for a long time. when daniel patrick moynihan pointed out the problem in the 1960s, he got such a firestorm of criticism that he stopped. as brave a man coming at nothing to do with this issue for the rest of his career. but now it is becoming i think increasingly recognized on both sides of the aisle, dennis rogers says, you name the social pathology, whether it's dropping out of school, getting into trouble with the law of, whatever. there is a strong correlation between it and growing up in a home without a father. >> this gentleman right here. were going to have to show this to a close in a couple minutes. this'll be our next-to-last question. i'm sorry. >> my name is john rosenbe
is a representation of the holy trinity and that walk through that triangle is blasphemous. religion appears to be the root as well for the belief that the number 13 is is unlucky. 13, after all, was the number of people who shared the last supper on the eve of christ's trial and crucifixion. the fear of black cats goes back to the middle ages when folks associated them with witches and even believed that they were witches in disguise. the idea that breaking a mirror brings seven years of bad luck is a reflection, if you will, of an old belief that our souls dwell in mirrors. and that to break a mirror damages our souls. but on the flip side, horse shoes are considered lucky. because their shape resembles a crescent moon considered a sign of fertility by the ancients. just ahead, what the fates say. >> on rare occasion you'll get the bad guys. it's totally possible that they could come through a ouija board. with the fidelity stock screener, you can try strategies from independent experts and see what criteria they use. such as a 5% yield on dividend-paying stocks. then you can customize the
houston oasis to provide support and fellowship to people who font want to be part of organized religion. and i'm planning to appear at m.i.t. wednesday to talk about my book. for details, go to facebook.com/up with chris. so what should you know for the week? well, in a nation whereby partisan consensus tells us we're equally accountable to justice but that the nation will suffer if we apply justice to the deeds of those who ran the country, should you know that other tds actually hold former heads of state criminally accountable. at least former premiere berlusconi was convicted of tax fraud and sentenced to four years in prison. and he is still in court for charges he paid for sex with a minor and tried to cover it p. as you watch sandy make its way to the eastern seaboard, large corporate entities who make their money by assessing and quantifying risks are freaked out by the effects of climate change. a new report from a top reinsurer concludes that climate driven changes are already evident over the last few decades for severe thunderstorms, heavy precipitation and flash flooding, h
, as a catholic, how has your view on abortion been shaped by religion? >> i am episcapalian. my husband is a cathlic, my children are catholics. we raise our children as catholics. i am happy to talk about my view on abortion. it is that it should be safe, legal, and rare. i've worked hard on the rare part, because i wanted to make sure this is not just something that divides us politically, and that i would work to make sure we reduce the number of unintended pregnancies and helped unemployed men and women get a job. i work with an organization that does research and now has the beginning evidence to show that we have reduced the number of abortions in iowa by 26% and unintended pregnancies by 8%. i have been in washington talking about the results of this and we hope that this will be a model for the nation. about't have to talk abortion if we make sure that people have access to contraceptives. i would like congressman king to explain what his view is on that. he has said that -- i would like to know if he believes that women in this community have the right to -- the legal right to
going to bordeaux and saying to people, "i've got a great new religion for you and, by the way, give up your wine." >> narrator: the task: to put on a suit and tie, and climb on your bicycle. >> the tried and true and well-worn method was knocking on doors. and so we knocked on thousands and thousands and thousands of doors. >> the mormon mission does teach you to deal with rejection. most people are not thrilled to see a pair of mormon missionaries on their door. >> narrator: rejection was at the heart of the experience. >> and it means cultivating your own inner spiritual life. where else are you going to get the resources and the strength to carry on this difficult work of knocking on people's doors and pleading with them to listen to you unless you feel like god is with you? >> narrator: and during that time, mitt was worried about the news from home. his father was running for president. >> we would get a hold of the herald tribuand kind of keep up on what was happening. >> narrator: the news was not good. george's campaign was in trouble. he had changed his position on the vietnam
recounts his life in fractalist. in of africa, africa's culture, religion, history and identity. look for these titles in bookstores this coming we can watch for the authors in the near future on booktv and on booktv.org. >> could have wanted more but in the conference can only do so much so want diversity. you want democrats, republicans, different parts of the country. everyone at different ages. we knew on the basis of nine, you can't make generalizations that are 100% certain. we may say as much in the book because conclusions are hypothesis that other people might run with but in order to make those hypotheses we needed a fairly diverse group. >> we also have the white house project for the last couple election cycles and several of the women identified several years before the 2008 election, kathleen sibelius, both in there, and barbara lee has been here several years from now when you did the last round with her foundation and talked about looking at women governors. we wanted to look at women governors who had been through barbara lee's training through the pipeline. we also m
state. people aren't slaves of the kim family regime. they control even if they get to eat. religion, and no rule of law , percy political infractions are met with harsh 10-- punishment meted out three generations of political fender knows when he goes to present his parents and his children will pare -- probably go with him. there are 200,000 north koreans today in the gulag may be as high as 2 million have already died. the reason reno this and much more is the testimony of those who have escaped for the these are the people i write about in my book this comes despite the regime broke to keep it secret. north korea has been not from the world's eyes. the regime has pursued the isolationist policy and has an iron grip want access on which is strictly controlled. to give one example every radio must be registered and the dial must be fixed to the government-run radio station. security police equipped with scanners tried to identify households where residents have tinkered with the radio and tuning in to foreign broadcast. surveys of north koreans hiding in china show a high percentag
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